The Apiary Journal

General Archive

Neal’s Yard Remedies Join Us On the Farm!

Yesterday we were joined by some of the Neal’s Yard Remedies team from their Covent Garden HQ and we had an absolute blast! As part of their annual community day they helped us to add even more environmentally friendly aspects to the Bees & Co. farm. Honeybees are an important part of the ecosystem but […]

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Hire the Barn

Our beautiful, creative training space is very popular! Call the office to check availability: 01778 487923 Enjoy the tranquility and charm of our rural location, with a few little luxuries to make your meeting even more comfortable… Our purpose built, air conditioned barn is well-insulated to keep you cosy during winter but cool during the summer. […]

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The UK’s first CarbonNeutral Honey Farm!

We are absolutely delighted and excited (and eating loads of delicious, British honey to celebrate) become the world’s first certified CarbonNeutral honey farm. This is a huge jewel in our environmental crown and really does mark the start of a great year for us, spearheading the importance of the British honeybee and British honey. With […]

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Celebrating 1 Year of Sustainability, Honey, Bees & CSR

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How to be plastic free and sustainable – UPDATED!

Such was the positive feedback of the first blog I posted back in November 2018, about how we go about helping the environment that I’ve updated it to include several other things we now do either daily or regularly. I hope you enjoy it! [May 2019] I’m no stereotypical eco warrior or shouty environmentalist but […]

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AWARD-WINNING ENVIRONMENTAL HONEYBEE FARMER LAUNCHES ‘BEEHIVE TWINNING’

A Lincolnshire business owner and ethical beekeeper has today launched a unique solution to help businesses offset their carbon emissions and boost the environment.  Jez Rose of Bees for Business – recipients of the coveted Green Tourism gold award for their outstanding commitment to sustainability – today launched “Beehive Twinning”, offering the opportunity to twin […]

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Going Carbon-Neutral With Honeybees!

“Go carbon neutral”; “help the environment”; “supercharge your corporate social responsibility (CSR)”; “be green” – organisations and businesses the world over are being encouraged to act, demonstrating their commitment to being more consciously aware of the impact they have on the world we live in. It’s great news for the environment itself, biodiversity and the […]

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Brexit, Bureaucracy & Bees

Today, the European Parliament are voting on a critical change of law – beekeepers all over Europe are waiting with baited breath to hear the verdict… Today’s vote is about banning the use of neonicotinoids; harmful pesticides that are perfectly legal to use but which have been now proven to cause disruption to honeybees and […]

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